4:57
the street light begins to fight
December's dead light

—Kelley Jean White
        

About the author: email: KelleyWhiteMD at Yahoo.com

I was born and raised in New Hampshire, have degrees from Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School, and have been a pediatrician in inner-city Philadelphia for the past twenty years. In the past several years I have had 850 poems accepted or published by 200 journals. My book, The Patient Presents, was published by The People's Press in Baltimore and a chapbook, "I am going to walk toward the sanctuary," was published by Nepenthe Books/Via Dolorosa Press.

Responses to the haiku for 2 December 2004 by Kelley Jean White

  1.  
    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-12-02 04:28:23
     

    algebra
    shaking his head
    for the right angle

  2.  
    Kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-12-02 09:36:22
     

    squinting
    at the painting
    not a clue

  3.  
    martin
    2004-12-02 19:44:09
     

    thin ice across the puddle
    December light

  4.  
    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-12-03 19:50:30
     

    holiday twilight
    twinkling of starry eyes ...
    7:01

  5.  
    dennis larkin
    2004-12-07 15:56:21
     

    winter always kills
    my face and ears flushed red
    waiting for solstice

  6.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-02-11 08:28:16
     

    ahh, ms k.j.w., how time does continue forward.
    entertaining a subtle thought, only when reminiscing does it tend to flow in reverse...
    remembering 2004.

    -

    11:13
    day or night
    once told the minute of my demise

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